Posted on: 2021/08/13
Maziar Motamedi, Aljazeera, Tehran, (Published 21 Jun 2021) :… Asked by Al Jazeera’s Assed Baig about the executions at a press conference on Monday, Raisi did not directly confirm or deny the allegations. “Everything I’ve done in my time of holding office has been to defend human rights,” the hardline Muslim scholar said. He added that he has dealt with “those who disrupted people’s rights and engaged in Daeshi and anti-security moves” in reference to the ISIL (ISIS) armed group. “If a legal expert, a judge or a prosecutor has defended the rights of people and the security of the society, he must be lauded and encouraged for preserving the security of people against assaults and threats.” President Ebrahim Raisi Addressed Ties To Execution Of Mujahedin Khalq Two Months Ago
Posted on: 2021/04/29
Aljazeera, April 29 2021:… Moreover, it says the EU should have unequivocally condemned the January 2020 assassination of Iran’s top general Qassem Soleimani by the United States as a “clear example of state terrorism” that Iran believes was assisted by elements within the German government. Among other things, the council also holds that a number of European countries continue to shelter members of the Mujahedin-e-Khalq , which Iran recognises as a “terrorist organisation”, and provided Saddam Hussein with chemical weapons during the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s. Sheltering Mujahedin-e-Khalq Terrorists Unacceptable .
Posted on: 2019/09/14
Aljazeera and CNN, September 14 2019:…In 2015, he penned an editorial in the New York Times entitled “To Stop Iran’s Bomb, Bomb Iran.” He was a regular (paid) speaker at the annual meetings of Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK), an Iranian exile group which for years was hosted by Saddam Hussain, and which until 2012 was on the US State Department’s terrorist list.At his most recent appearance at a MEK meeting, in 2018, Bolton declared: “The behavior and the objectives of the [Iranian] regime are not going to change and, therefore, the only solution is to change the regime itself.” John Bolton and MEK , Wars and Sanctions
Posted on: 2019/06/17
Aljazeera News, June 17 2019:… As the Trump administration continues with its hawkish talk on Iran, we need to look at how that story is being crafted and by whom: Heshmat Alavi was once cited by the White House as a credible commentator on Iran. Shame he doesn’t exist. It turns out he is a fictional persona reportedly created by the Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK), a shadowy group opposed to the Iranian government and supported by Washington. Iran Disinformation and Fake MEK Writers